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Basketball Friends | Why David McCormack is struggling to fit in with Kansas

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Kansas forward David McCormack (33) gets a pass in the paint over UTEP Miners forward Alfred Hollins (15) during the first half on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City. Also pictured is UTEP Miners forward Bonke Maring (11).

Kansas forward David McCormack (33) gets a pass in the paint over UTEP Miners forward Alfred Hollins (15) during the first half on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City. Also pictured is UTEP Miners forward Bonke Maring (11). by Nick Krug

Two games into the 2022 Big 12 Conference schedule, the Kansas Jayhawks are 1-1 and still find themselves facing a major question in their front court. Mitch Lightfoot and David McCormack have now both started at the 5, and both players have had good moments and bad.

In our latest episode, Journal-World Sports Editor Matt Tait & 610 Sports co-host and producer Nick Schwerdt take a look at what's going on with KU senior David McCormack and what the Jayhawks need to get from him the rest of the way.

• Why is McCormack still struggling?

• What can he do to turn things around?

• Why McCormack must join his teammates in evolving into a new role.

• Does KU have other options at the 5?

• Check out all of that, and more, in our first Basketball Friends episode of 2022 below...